'Perceive' in the Bible
Now, my father, see! Indeed, see the edge of your robe in my hand! For in that I cut off the edge of your robe and did not kill you, know and perceive that there is no evil or rebellion in my hands, and I have not sinned against you, though you are lying in wait for my life to take it.
She said to her husband, “Behold now, I perceive that this is a holy man of God passing by us continually.
“Were He to pass by me, I would not see Him;Were He to move past me, I would not perceive Him.
“His sons achieve honor, but he does not know it;Or they become insignificant, but he does not perceive it.
“I would learn the words which He would answer,And perceive what He would say to me.
“Behold, I go forward but He is not there,And backward, but I cannot perceive Him;
He said, “Go, and tell this people:‘Keep on listening, but do not perceive;Keep on looking, but do not understand.’
Though the wicked is shown favor,He does not learn righteousness;He deals unjustly in the land of uprightness,And does not perceive the majesty of the Lord.
In their case the prophecy of Isaiah is being fulfilled, which says,‘You will keep on hearing, but will not understand;You will keep on seeing, but will not perceive;
so that while seeing, they may see and not perceive, and while hearing, they may hear and not understand, otherwise they might return and be forgiven.”
But they did not understand this statement, and it was concealed from them so that they would not perceive it; and they were afraid to ask Him about this statement.
The woman *said to Him, “Sir, I perceive that You are a prophet.
“He has blinded their eyes and He hardened their heart, so that they would not see with their eyes and perceive with their heart, and be converted and I heal them.”
and said to them, “Men, I perceive that the voyage will certainly be with damage and great loss, not only of the cargo and the ship, but also of our lives.”